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companies joining forces to battle the nsa. >>> president obama is on his way to south africa. he is heading the u.s. delegation honoring nelson mandela. the president leaving on air force one just a few hours ago. former president george w. bush and his wife laura are also on board joining first lady michelle obama and the president. president's clinton and carter will attend the service scheduled for tuesday in south africa. george r. h.w bush is the only former president that will not be there. >>> alan is near johannesburg. he has more on how the people of south africa are remembering nelson mandela. and he's a father figure being honored in cities large and small 1234 absolutely, del, and people here and in nelson mandela square in the rain at 7:00 in south africa, a soggy evening, but it doesn't seem to offend the crowds much. they have been coming here constantly to the many tribute centers set up around the country for nelson mandela. now this is a very ritzy mall. this is really the heart of high-end retail in the city of johannesburg, and it is in one of the richest districts in th
next year, we will see action on it. said he is tobama get the nsa to impose self- restraint. let's take a listen. >> i will be proposing some tof-restraint on the nsa and initiate some reform to give people were confidence. i wanted everybody to be clear -- the people at the nsa generally are looking out for the safety of the american people and not interested in reading your e-mails and not interested in reading your text messages. >> president obama speaking on hardball. what kind of reforms do you imagine the president is talking about? >> the way he phrases it as self-restraint will not be enough. the nsa internally has privacy rules that it violates on a regular basis. it cannot be trusted to police itself. that is not how our democracy works. the most important thing and that we hold the white house and congress will endorse is changing the statutes and rules that they cannot collect information on everyday americans not suspected of doing anything wrong. this what -- if you would say. how would the government and nsa protect us if everything is transparent? them toy is cal
interesting starting with the nsa, especially the nsa and cell phones with our generation, that's a big hot button issue. we are on social media all the time. that was the beginning back in june. over the summer we were expecting our generation, a good job market, trying to get summer internships and jobs. unfortunately, due to obama care, a lot of employers weren't hiring. hours got reduced to 29 hour work weeks. i had friends who weren't allowed to work more than 30 hours a week. slowly but surely starting october 31st, then our generation has to pay higher premiums. it was a perfect storm. our generation said i've had enough. >> sophie, is it the president himself, the way he's presented himself on this and other issues, or is it obama care itself? which is it? or maybe it's both. i don't know. >> i think obama care is really playing into a number of failed policies of this president. and like charlie mentioned, the nsa scandal has really been a huge issue. i know the government really wants to read my text messages of my grandmother but -- >> you don't blame him. not even i blame presid
, newark, new jersey. >> for a while now the world has been eyeing the nsa, twitter, facebook, google, microsoft just to name a few. in an open letter posted online it calls for tighter security on collection of personal data, it also promotes individual privacy. the latest group of, reportedly spied on gamers to counterterrorism. >> the nsa document shows the concern that the nsa has that terrorists could communicate, transfer funds, via this these types of games. this one is second life frequent and here you can build a character you can communicate with others, chat, you can guy things online, you can can buy land, you can buy using what's called lyndon dollars and those can be converted to regular u.s. dollars. another popular game is called world of war craft. some 7 million paid subscribers per month use this game. in this game you have some characters, you go around and fight against monsters and these are games where people can make friends online very easily, communicate very easily. i spoke with justin elliot from pro-publica, one of the agencies that broke these stories, an
the nsa. the agency tracked up to 5 billion cell phone as day. only used used the day to to map locations and follow their movement around the globe. the newspaper says the information came from document provided by former nsa contractor. the report says the cell phones are outside the united states. the united nations has authorized a peace keeping force for the central african republic, the security council voted took place hours after a gun fight in the streets of the capitol left dozens of people dead. al jazeera diplomatic editor has more from the united nations. >> the u.n. security council voted unanimously for this resolution, in many ways it was compromised in the end, they decided to come up with 3,500 african peace keepers backed up by 1,200 french troops. one of the earlier ideas that has been put before them, was the idea of a peace keeping force. he said he would lead a difficult environment like the car up to 9,000 troops. there is a big difference with what is now being offered which is about half that number. a point i butt to the u. ambassador to the united nations. have
behavior during his time in office. jon: some silicon valley giants say the nsa went to far greater lengths to collect data on americans than they first thought. what some of the biggest names in technology like google and facebook are trying to do bit. >>> a major storm causing chaos on the roads and creating a nightmare for air travelers as well. meteorologist maria molina will have your forecast next. ♪ sing polly wolly doodle all the day ♪ ♪ hah jon: coverage you'll only see here on "happening now" a storm that's dumped plenty of snow across parts of the midwest now setting sights on the northeast. your full forecast only moments away. jury selection begins today in the newlywed murder trial in montana. woman accused of pushing her husband off a cliff. she says it was an accident. and we'll look at a new request from the nation's top tech companies. they're teaming up to urge the n.s.a. to reign in the spying on america. >> plus continuing to monitor some dangerous weather across this country. snow and ice causing a 30 car pileup on a wisconsin highway on sunday. the slick conditi
. >>> lying to a senate could be severeus. the truth about lying to the nsa. >> not even the intelligence chief james lapper should get a pass for misleading congress. >> i think a little bit of a lie is like being a little bit pregnant. a lie is a lie, and the only way congress can do its over sight properly is with truthful testimony and that is why the law is on the books that says if you lie to congress you've committed a crime. >> as the author of the patriot act which lays out the framework for post 9/11 intelligence and surveillance, brenner's call to prosecute clapper has added weight. the liberties group calls this patently false. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not wittingly. there are cases where they could inadvertently perhaps collect but not willingly. >> less than three months after his testimony, these documents, including a court order leaked by ed ward snowden showed the collection of american phone records, the meta data, was not accidental, but rather a fundamental nsa stra
the biggest names in the tech world and yahoo! google and facebook and others are taking aim at how the nsa does business, demanding that the spy agency change its ways. alison kosik in new york with an update on this. >> these are a who's who of wall street, tech giants apple, google, facebook, microsoft, linkedin, twitter and aol banning together and put a letter to president obama and congress and looking to change the way that the government snoops on us while we're online and more specificcally trying to limit the information and collection of information on us. the tech leaders are worried if people won't use their technology because they don't trust it, that will hurt them in the long run. president obama said the nsa does not listen in on phone calls but outside the borders the president says the nsa is more aggressive. the idea of big brother keeping track of our activity online just not sitting well with these companies. john? >> so alison, here is the thing. i feel like facebook and google know more about me than my wife does. isn't it a little bit hypocritical for some of the co
to congress earlier this year. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all for hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not wittingly. heather: the lawmaker calling for prosecution. we have john sensenbrenner with us joining us live. thank you for joining us. >> good morning. heather: clapper has apologized that he did it for the good of the country. is that good enough for you? >> it is definitely not good enough for me. it is a crime to lie to congress and he admitted that he did this and i think that a little bit of a lie as being like a little bit pregnant. a lie is a lie. and the only way that congress can do this properly is with truthful testimony. so that's what's on the books saying that if you lie to congress, and you are one of the original folks putting that together. they use it when they are filing these request to conduct surveillance. what you think about that? >> that was not the original intent of the patriot act. but the original intent was to the government and the justice department would target a non-u.s. person is part of a investigati
? >>> all right. coming up on "new day," the nsa may know where you are just about everyone else as well. the latest leak suggests billions of you are tracked through your cell phones. we'll tell you why and president obama begins to take on his next big initiative. what he says is the defining challenge of our time. we'll tell you what it is. ♪ as your life and career change, fidelity is there for your personal economy, helping you readjust your retirement plan along the way, rethink how you're invested, and refocus as your career moves forward. wherever you are today, a fidelity i.r.a. has a wide range of investment choices to help you fine-tune your personal economy. call today, and we'll make it easy to move that old 401(k) to a fidelity i.r.a. where their electricity comes from. they flip the switch-- and the light comes on. it's our job to make sure that it does. using natural gas this power plant can produce enough energy for about 600,000 homes. generating electricity that's cleaner and reliable, with fewer emissions-- it matters. ♪ >>> welcome back to "new day" on this thurs
that our beloved data is being monitored and stored by the nsa. the astonishing ability said three the metal realtors he's no longer see so when they become a part of our households. alongside the microwave and black screen. people choose to create privacy of their beyond the control us during the forty nine rt taxes. and still ahead here on our team opposition to genetically modified foods has grown by leaps and bounds all of gmo to get the glare of little was said or done about it differently the modified to you jen assets will tell you more about this overlooked process after the break. who knew him i knew. i knew. each the air. the road the door stories. you know. since changing the world likes. no pictures. it is. i don't every day in opposition to the use of genetically modified organisms or gm those gains more and more action as advocates call for their respective state or country to implement food labeling mas and band gmo crops. that mounting pressure seems to be working just last july monsanto the leading gmo manufacturer when drew applications to sound genetically modif
phones are being tracked based on leaks from former n.s.a. contractors, and interviews with u.s. intelligence officials. >> the report said the n.s.a. can pin down the location of a cell phone and map out relationships from them. the spy agency say it does not target the whereabouts of phones in the u.s. the n.s.a. confirmed it gathers information about americans insidently. >> a scam was discovered by trust wave. militias viruses were sent to thousands of users. it tracked credential. users of facebook, yahoo twitter could be affected. 16,000 accounts were hacked that use 123456. >> anarchy in argentina, why police refuse to put a stop no wild looting in one city. >> american doctors on the front lines of a bird flu scare half a world away. >> they've come a long way since don't ask, don't tell. coming out created new problems. >> you are looking at dallas, were there may be rain together and possibly tonight. >>> good morning, welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm thomas drayton. looting in argentina, why the police did not step in to stop it. >> first a look at the weathe
to the implementation of these major policy issues, whether national security in the case of the nsa, or whether it is his health care law, which is legacy. is it people not wanting to tell the president bad news? is he not willing to surround tell himith people who that things are wrong? there was a lot of bad news not shared with the president. this goes back to this year, the irs inspector general's report about paying particular attention to conservative groups. that, not aware of told of that, even though senior staff knew. surroundedy, he himself by people that he knew. he did not have many contacts in washington, did not spend much time here before becoming president. circle ofady close advisers became smaller and smaller as his time or on. we are talking about congress with scott wilson, the white house chief euro spokesperson for "the washington post." we are talking about the recent rollout of healthcare.gov, saidcism that has been about that. woodbridge, virginia. good morning, you are on with scott wilson. i want to address the issue that if you want to keep your insurance company, y
the government has collected information from millions of people often without their knowledge. the n.s.a. has called everything it is doing "perfectly legal." >> america's love affair with diet soda is fizzing out. sales have drop percent the last year because of health-related. internet stories are amplifying concerns about the sweetners which the fa says are "safe," but studies have raised concerns including links to obesity, diabetes and heart disease. >> a big honor for san francisco guitarist carlos santana one of five to receive honors last night. the 66-year-old is one of only a few latinos to receive the top arts award and began playing guitar after hearing blues and rock-n-roll and "supernatural," won nine gramlys in 1999. others honored was we billy joel and herbie hancock, jazz artist. >> mike? >> a couple more days of freezing and then it shifts inland. good morning, everyone, coming up on 6:16 with croix air and lack of clouds that keeps us milder than what we are dealing with this morning. we will start in the north bay for some of the coldest temperatures, santa rosa and petalu
the changes. as what we can do with it, it is great. is seeing how technological companies and the nsa are doing their own thing outside of what our privacy rights are, he gets really scary when those drones are going to be equipped with cameras and the nsa can tap into those cameras. i would be my concern. it is purely on the privacy front you have concerns about this? caller: not exactly. looking at this logistically, a livery by drones is not much better than leaving a package on the doorstep, which is not there he secure. -- not veryatch secure. i can just watch for the drones are going. who controls the airspace over my house? maybe i don't want a drone flying over my house. the technology is awesome, i think it's great. my one concern is what is the nsa getting into with these companies? are we on the road to fascism? somebody pointed out on twitter -- what do i do with the yellow container? logistically, there are a lot of kinks to work out. i see it is a very steep road. it as a very steep road. it is the undetectable firearms act -- here is dan from wilbert in oklahoma on the
and healthy at this point. i think he'll have to make a pitch like that and he'll have to deal with the nsa story that's out in the post dealing with surveillance. let him do that because that's why he's coming to do this and then get into questions that i want to get into, with executive management and political dysfunction in this country that we talk about all of the time in the program and get into some easier questions, for example, voter suppression efforts by the republicans so he can bite into that and perhaps get into questions and immoral use of drones and the solid attempt to avert a war with iran and then we'll get into fun stuff at some point here, if we have time. >> we used to have a lot of money to do this kind of stuff and we're doing it again because it's the president, but i have to give credit to president and his team. they called up a week or so ago and they thought they would be able to do it and meet the request for weeks and months now, but before a college audience, they wanted to do that and i think it will be exciting to see the president in front of a young grou
now have the nsa, which i understand does something like $3 billion of worldwi--wide eavesdropping. so what we have that's comparable is a f--a flood tide of intelligence which seems to overwhelm the circuitry. what we seem to be lacking is--then and now is careful analy--an--analysis to say, 'well, we've got this tide of intelligence. what direction is it falling in? what do these jigsaw pieces tell us if we can put them together?' that was a failing prior to pearl harbor and obviously a failing now. c-span: vincent astor. what did he do for fdr? >> guest: well, i mentioned a moment ago that the united states didn't go into the intelligence business in a serious way until 1941. we were probably the only world power that didn't have a professional intelligence service. roosevelt relied very heavily prior to, let's say, 1940 on a circle of socialite friends as his sources. there were a group of them who styled themselves the club, and they had taken a shabby apartment on new york's upper east side. they had an unlisted phone number. they had a secret mail drop. it--it--it sounded like t
agency, the nsa, the joint chiefs of staff regularly working together. sandy chaired a tenty's committee -- deputy's committee that kept all the agencies working together. we were committed to sharing information, not hoarding it, to try to reconcile the apparent inconsistencies and then to make good decisions. you know, i love all these shows, homeland and all that stuff. i love that stuff. [laughter] but the real world involves all these cia folks out there killing themselves to figure out what is really going on and how to get that back to the oil makers. to the policymakers. and what leon says is right, you have to be an active, not passive consumer of intelligence. otherwise, someone just assumes that your bandwidth has been choked in 1994 and '95, and you wind up like we were, not even having a meeting about rwanda. because you're so obsessed with all this other stuff. so the obligation of the policymakers is to be aggressive in this saying what we need. i also agree with the comments that were made in the panel about the need to have someone representing these intelligence forces
dialogues. host: thank you for the call. you mentioned the nsa. there was a story this morning -- the piece begins with these words -- next is gilbert from tulsa oklahoma. on the question of u.s. global power, is it the climbing or on the rise he echo caller: -- on the rise? caller: to me it is declining. there is a difference between being that between being the strongest and the most powerful. i think we are the strongest but not the most powerful. the nations we have gone to war with are more powerful than we are financially. look at japan. look at south korea, look at germany. we areere at home, losing all kinds of respect at home. we are all over the world shooting and killing people. barack obama was not savvy enough to understand what was going on in washington dc. we will go to texas, ronnie, what is your take on -- on this? on this is in: as long as obama there -- [indiscernible] normal from west palm beach florida on the democrats line. caller: people voted for change. now that we have so much chagnnge they don't like it. host: al from castle tin new york, good morning. to answer
against the n.s.a. facebook, google, twitter,al pell and microsoft want to limit the government from collecting their user's information and want more oversight of the n.s.a. >> the opposition still holds two big prizes in the oil city of maracebo and the capitol of caracas. we have more details. >> 18 different elections in 14 years, and the new call to go out and vote again, just eight months after electing a new president, 300 new mayors were elected, and over 2500 council members. >> this is the evidence that i'm contributing with a grain of sand to change my country. if you don't vote, you can't complain. >> it has one of the highest inflation rates in the world at 54%. venezuela rampant crime puts the capital as the third most view len in the region and food shortages have increased. she hopes her vote will help the government. >> i love this country and respect it. i want to see it free, a country like many others. >> polls taken before the vote predict over 50% of venezuelans will remain loyal to the government. >> this is the most populace neighborhood. many tell us they wil
can you tell us about that this morning? >> the nsa has long had the capability of getting the data where a cell phone call was made. it does not collect that information on cell phones used in the u.s. so these latest snowden documents reveal the nsa does collect that data on millions of cell phone calls overseas. the nsa says it's entirely legal but privacy advocates say it's unnecessarily intrusive. tamron. >> thank you very much. >>> well, a deadly attack on the defense mintry in yemen this morning. the attackers were said to be wearing yemeni army uniforms. dozens were killed or wounded. no claim of responsibility as of yet. >>> despite pleas from families and investigators they not be released. officials in connecticut on wednesday did make public more than 20 minutes of 911 calls that came in during last year's shooting at sandy hook elementary school. the calls urged police to come quickly. in some calls shots can be heard. in one, a teacher shot in the foot told police there's children in this room. overall, the tapes show calm, bravery and professionalism. nbc news has mad
nsa is tracking cell phone locations around the world and gathers 35 billion records a day including a substantial amount of data on domestic cell phones through surveillance. >>> our new york station wcbs says the engineer in the train derailment has been suspended without pay. drug andle alcohol tests for william rockefeller came back negative. service has returned to the line where the derailment happen. >>> the state officials and families of 19 firefighters killed in june a report contains the last photos of the granite mountain hot shots before they died. the investigation bliems the state forest ri division. the families will each receive $25,000. >>> the toronto star looks at em battled mayor rob ford's latest troubles. police documents show he was the target of a black male plot. gang members wanted must be in ex change for a video appears to show him smoking crack. the mayor of the fourth largest city had extensive dealings with gang members. >>> in mexico, many are still waiting for a game. smoke forced the evacuation of the stadium. the s
are actively doing this. >> we're not talking about the nsa. guess where the money is coming from for local governments to buy these suitcases. the cost $400,000 each because of the level of sophisticated equipment from there. it comes from federal stimulus money. i thought it was a post is to relate the economy, not to relate the government. stuart: that is appalling. local cops do it in the of public safety. you can justify just what anything in the name of public safety if you don't care about the constitution. stuart: i am speechless. i'm speechless that we agree. thank you very much, indeed. the dow has turned negative. holding steady above 16,000. last week we brought you inside and e-cigarette vaporium. the people who run this vaporium offer 80 flavors of cigarettes in five levels of nicotine strength. some of them are nicotine free. a lot of them have nicotine, so if you want it, you buy it, you get it. we apologize for any confusion. coming up after the break according to one liberal tv host using the term obamacare is racist. we will play the tape for you next. to make their money
? >> drone wars. >> drone wars. >> yes. and the nsa will control them all. >> nsa knows everything. >> put in the bid and making you to first survives? like "the hunger games" of drones. nice. >> i like that. district what? >> screenplay. >> what district would that be? district 13? >> district 13. >> when we come back this morning, the retail sector outperforming the broader s&p for the month of november. is that going to continue? on this cyber monday, we will be joined by the co-ceo of warby parker. hi honey, did you get the toaster cozy? yep. got all the cozies. [ grandma ] with new fedex one rate, i could fill a box and ship it for one flat rate. so i knit until it was full. you'd be crazy not to. is that nana? [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. is caused by people looking fore traffic parking.y that's remarkable that so much energy is, is wasted. streetline has looked at the problem of parking, which has not been looked at for the last 30, 40 years, we wanted to rethink that whole industry, s
. >> but a secret, if you need to keep a secret, you don't care in the nsa reads your e-mails because now you don't have anything to hide. >> so now you're switching sides on this issue? >> i guess. i don't know. i'm playing your role. i'm going to argue both sides of the issue. >> was the supreme court justice in the past that said it is my patriotic duty. >> but i understand the tax idea of tax avoidance is better than -- >> that sounds like it is not tax avoidance, that is tax evasion. if you're avoiding the taxes, it should be able to with stand -- >> it might be satisfying just to do it so they can't see. even if you're not breaking the law. >> by itself, it doesn't sound that bad. but when you combine it with the nsa reading the e-mails and you get into the long arm of the law -- >> no, i'm in favor of this. i'm in favor of the fed going after this because i think in order for taxation to work, that everybody should be held up to the same laws. you can find about what those tax laws should be, but you -- whatever the law of the land is what we all have to live under that rule. >> we have pe
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